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Wine funnel with strainer

Object Number: 
1937.184
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 3 3/8 in. ( 15.2 x 8.6 cm )
Description: 
Cast and spun silver plate wine funnel with strainer and spout; deep, gadrooned, bowl-shaped body with an applied, flared rim and applied, gadrooned border; flat, pierced bottom rendered in flower design; narrow, cone-shaped funnel applied to the base of the cup with wide, slightly domed curved and molded pedestal molded sides; spout curves at the bottom; no maker's marks.
Gallery Label: 
This wine funnel descended throught the donor's family and is believed to have belonged to John Schermerhorn, John P. Schermerhorn (1808-1887), and Louise Schermerhorn (b. 1849).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group